• Follow norms, values of the judiciary

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday expressed his hopes that the judges, who enjoy state facilities, would follow the norms and values of the judiciary.

  • HC seeks reports on Dhaka city waste management

    The High Court directs authorities concerned to submit reports in three months on the steps taken for waste management in Dhaka north and south city corporation areas.

  • Kader Siddique files appeal against scrapping candidacy

    Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddique files a petition with the Supreme Court challenging a High Court order that had upheld cancellation of his candidacy for Tangail-4 by-polls.

  • 3 HC judges appointed to Appellate Division

    Three High Court judges are appointed to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The judges -- Justice Mirza Hossain Haider, Justice Md Nizamul Huq and Justice Md Bazlur Rahman -- will be sworn-in tomorrow morning.

  • Kader Siddique’s plea to contest by-polls rejected in HC

    The High Court upholds the Election Commission's decision that had cancelled the candidacy of Krishak Sramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique for Tangail-4 by-polls.

  • Verdict on appeals Feb 11

    The High Court yesterday set February 11 for delivering a verdict on appeals by three condemned militants of Huji, including its chief, in a case filed over the grenade attack on the then British envoy in 2004.

  • HC orders recruitment of 2,500 teachers

    High Court directs government to recruit around 2,500 people who qualified as assistant teachers of government primary schools in 2012.

  • Graft case: HC rejects Tarique’s mother-in-law’s plea

    The High Court rejects writ petition filed by BNP leader Tarique Rahman’s mother-in-law Syeda Iqbalmand Banu seeking a stay on the trial procedure of a corruption case against her.

  • SC upholds injunction on Kalyanpur slum eviction

    The Supreme Court has upheld a High Court order that issued an injunction on eviction of the Kalyanpur Pora Slum.

  • HC’s online cause list from Feb 16

    The system of printed cause list, a roll of cases to be heard by the High Court on a day, is to run run till February 15.

  • Allow review plea of Farmers Bank, SC asks BB

    The Supreme Court directs Bangladesh Bank to allow Farmers Bank to seek review of the central bank’s order that fined the bank Tk 10 lakh for concealing information.

  • Halt illegal stone-crushing machines: HC

    The High Court orders the government to immediately shut down illegal stone-crushing machines at five upazilas in Sylhet.

  • What steps taken against air pollution?

    The High Court yesterday demanded an explanation from the authorities concerned as to what steps had been taken to prevent air pollution in four city corporation areas, including Dhaka north and south.

  • Get rid of dust, smoke, HC tells 4 city corporations

    The HC asks explanation from the government on what steps were taken to remove dust, smoke and other deadly elements causing damage to people’s health in four city corporation areas including Dhaka north and south.

  • HC questions legality of municipal polls code

    High Court questions legality of municipal electoral code that restricted parliament members to run election campaign for their party candidates in local polls.

  • The man behind dubious lending

    Mahabubul Haque Chisty, chairman of the Farmers Bank's executive committee, is at the centre of controversies surrounding the newly established bank.

  • SC stays case filing against torturer cop Masud

    Supreme Court stays a High Court order that directed police to file a case over cop torture on Bangladesh Bank official Golam Rabby. Chamber judge ordered the stay until January 25 and sent it for a full bench hearing.

  • Halt Kalyanpur slum eviction: HC

    The High Court directs the government to halt the eviction at Dhaka’s Kalyanpur slum that houses about 40,000 low-income dwellers.

  • HC clears way for trial of Mosharraf

    The High Court yesterday cleared the way for the lower court concerned to continue trial proceedings against BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain in a money laundering case.

  • SI should be dismissed

    The High Court yesterday observed that Sub-inspector Masud Shikder of Mohammadpur Police Station should be dismissed from service as suspension is not enough for detaining and torturing Bangladesh Bank official Golam Rabbi.

  • Writ seeks arrest of cop Masud, judicial probe

    A writ petition was filed with the High Court today seeking the arrest of suspended policeman Masud Shikder and a judicial probe over the torture of a Bangladesh Bank official.

  • SC scraps Sylhet mayor Ariful’s acquittal

    The Supreme Court scrapes a High Court verdict that acquitted suspended mayor of Sylhet City Corporation Ariful Haque Chowdhury in a corruption case.

  • MK Anwar gets bail, ‘no bar to release’

    The High Court has granted bail to BNP leader MK Anwar for six months in two vandalism and arson cases, clearing his way to walk out of jail.

  • HC stays Arambagh’s Tk 30 lakh fine

    The High Court stays for three months a decision of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) that fined Arambagh Krira Sangha Tk 30 lakh over vandalism.

  • Stop demolition of Mughal era buildings: HC

    The High Court directed the government to immediately stop demolition of four ancient buildings dating back to the Mughal era in Old Dhaka today.

  • Torture: Charges pressed against cricketer Shahadat

    Police presses charges against former national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife in a case filed over torturing his 11-year-old domestic help.

  • Save Shitalakkhya

    The High Court yesterday ordered the government to immediately stop encroachment and construction of structures on the bank of Shitalakkhya river and the canals connected to the river in Narayanganj.

  • Judges to be appointed in a month

    The government may take an initiative to promote some High Court judges to the Appellate Division in a month, as the apex court has been going through a shortage of judges for more than two years.

  • No bar to Ranisankail, Gafargaon municipal polls

    The Supreme Court clears way for holding elections to Ranisankail and Gafargaon municipalities of Thakurgaon and Mymensingh districts.

  • HC rules for accepting Kachua’s rebel candidate

    The High Court directs Election Commission to accept nomination of Awami League’s rebel-candidate Ahsan Habib Pranjol for Kachua municipality’s mayor election in Chandpur.

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